-IT WAS MURDER BUT NOT A CRIME
…I feel blue today. Is it because it was my birthday yesterday? Maybe. Probably. I’m not sure.
But I’ll shake it off. There’s no reason to be sad on a Friday.
…Outside my window people are waterskiing on the lake even though it’s a gray day. The look like they’re having fun.
…Here are some very random things I learned of late that you might already know:
-The U.S. economy has now added back all jobs it lost during the financial meltdown.
Still, 6 out of 10 people believe it is impossible for them to achieve the American Dream.
-There are 7.1 million millionaires in the U.S.
-Kentucky’s basketball coach was given a seven year contract extension worth $52.5 million.
-82% of all email users use Gmail
-At least 10,000 more Americans and Europeans took their lives during 2007 – 2010 than during good economic times prior.
The suicide rate for was 4.8% in the U.S.
6.5% in major European countries
-The state of Oklahoma averages 2 earthquakes a year but has had 207 through June 15th of 2014
-The average age of a car still in use in the U.S. is 11.4 years old
-33% of all parents have no money set aside for a family financial emergency and another 11% have less than $1,000 set aside